Burn Care and Therapy

Burn Care and Therapy

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BURN CARE AND THERAPY provides a comprehensive analysis of the care and treatment of burns. Beginning with Physiologic Response to Cutaneous Burn Injury and ending with Burn Prevention, the book is divided into 21 chapters that chronologically follow the care provided throughout the burn continuum. Authored by burn experts in their areas of specialty, a collaborative approach is used. Nursing care is presented through each phase of care while integrating medical management. The text is heavily illustrated and a color insert is included to accurately showcase the stages of burn care and healing. A quick reference guide highlighting common nursing and medical burn care facts and figures is provided free with the purchase of the book.TOC: * A collaborative approach demonstrates how a burn care team manages burn care and therapy. * Nursing care is included with each phase of burn care. * Each chapter focuses on every phase of burn treatment from transport to discharge. A final chapter addresses prevention and community planning for burn education. * More than 200 illustrations (45 in full color), including a 16-page color insert, assist the burn professional in determining the extent of the burn wound. * An entire chapter dedicated to pain heavily addresses assessment, treatment, and pharmacokinetics to help the burn care team assess the pain agents that most effectively manage pain. * Sample critical paths are provided for each chapter for guidance in developing a collaborative approach to burn care. * Diagnostic findings and patient management as it relates to nursing care is discussed within the context of the burn patient continuum.Resource Description and Contact Information Accent Publishing 7105 S.E. Furnberg St. Portland, OR 97222-2053 Phone: 503-652a€“2014 American Burn Association ... A manual of fire and burn prevention resource materials and programs is available upon request. ... information on a variety of topics (e.g., public service announcements, press release information, and camera-ready advertising pieces).

Title:Burn Care and Therapy
Author:Gretchen J. Carrougher
Publisher:Mosby Incorporated - 1998


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